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Art Off the Wall: According to What? at the Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

brooklyn Thu, Jul 24, 2014, 6:30 am - 9:30 am

Join us for an evening of interactive performances and activities in celebration of Ai Weiwei’s work. The night includes a multimedia performance by spoken-word artist Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, entitled Ai Weiwei: The Seed, exploring the roots of Ai Weiwei's political consciousness; a presentation and workshop on untold and hidden stories with ...

Open Studio with Joseph Silovsky

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Manhattan Thu, Jul 24, 2014, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Joseph Silovsky presents an Open Studio of Send for the Million Men, an examination of the arrest, trial, and execution of Sacco and Vanzetti, two Italian immigrants accused of a bank robbery in the 1920s, that features puppetry, robotics, video, and object manipulation.Free - RSVP required - May contain loud or explosive noises

Moon Poem by Judith Malina

Anita's Way

Manhattan Thu, Jul 24, 2014, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On every full moon, a line of poetry or narrative describes where Judith is and what she is doing.

This Condensary: Short Poems with Brian Teare

Poets House

Manhattan Thu, Jun 12, 2014 - Thu, Jul 24, 2014

This class will focus on reading and writing short poems, particularly those of ten lines or less. We will look at the structure of short poems from around the world and from throughout the histories of poetry, including Classical epigrams, haiku, and Imagist lyric; discussing Catullus, Basho, and H. D., ...

Labor Intensive

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

bronx Sat, Jun 21, 2014 - Fri, Jul 25, 2014

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts is pleased to present Labor Intensive, a group show that expands the defined role labor plays in our individual lives and society as a whole.  Often overlooked are the beauty and dignity in work and their potential to be powerful forces of change.  All of the ...

Sharp Objects by Walt Cessna and Natasha Gornik

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

Manhattan Fri, Jul 25, 2014, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Walt Cessna and Natasha Gornik are New York based photographers, writers, bloggers, visual & experience addicts. Sharp Objects is duo photography exhibition, showing their provocative works which are heavily focused on personal visual experiences, sexuality, people in their lives, and the male gaze. Cessna and Gornik have collaborated often over ...

Motown: The Truth Is A Hit

New York Public Library‚ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Manhattan Sat, Feb 01, 2014 - Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Motown founder Berry Gordy is quoted as saying “The truth is a hit.” And in truth, Detroit’s Motown Records became the voice of an entire generation. Our upcoming Motown exhibition, The Truth Is a Hit seeks to explore Gordy’s notion of the truth by tracing black music from its African ...

Structured Spaces

Elisa Contemporary Art

bronx Wed, May 14, 2014 - Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Elisa Contemporary Art presents Structured Spaces featuring four contemporary artists exploring strong lines, geometric shapes and bold color to create architecturally driven worlds. Featuring: Marfa Artist, Martha Hughes; Hawaii artist, Jason Wright; Turkish artist, Yasemin Kackar Demirel and Colombian artist, Alexis Duque.April 26 - July 26. Artist Reception, ...

Woodward Gallery Project Space Retrospective: 2008-2014

Woodward Gallery

Manhattan Sat, Jun 28, 2014 - Sat, Jul 26, 2014

This summer, as part of Woodward Gallery's year-long 20th Anniversary Exhibition calendar, a Retrospective of Public Art will be featured. The mural from the outdoor wall of their Eldridge Street Project Space will be presented in unison, a massive installation covering the Gallery's large interior space.Woodward Gallery designated the public ...

The Uncanny Valley

Brick Theater

brooklyn Tue, Jul 22, 2014 - Sat, Jul 26, 2014

The Uncanny Valley is a play for two humans and one robot. Featuring a RoboThespian™ actor, this new play by Francesca Talenti probes the ethical implications of convergence—the melding of the human mind and artificial intelligence—in a horrifying yet humorous exploration of the fragility of the human soul.“It plunges toward a ...

Open Studio with The National Theater of the United States of America

Building 110: LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island

Manhattan Sat, Jul 26, 2014, 2:00 am - 3:30 am

Join LMCC as The National Theater of the United States of America presents an Open Studio offering a glimpse of three theatrical works in development at LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island. Free, but space is limited.

Mapping the Square: Family Program

Skyscraper Museum

Manhattan Sat, Jul 26, 2014, 10:30 am - 11:45 am

After a tour of the museum’s exhibition TIMES SQUARE 1984, kids will work together to understand site conditions that shape skyscrapers.